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This string of forty-eight beads consists of sixteen cylinder beads, thirty-one ring beads and one double ring bead.

Provenance

From Egypt, Tell Nebasha. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession date: 1888).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

88.983

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads